Kenneth J. Meier

American University

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Washington, DC 20016

United States

Cardiff University

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Leiden University - Institute of Public Administration

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Organizational Performance: Measurement Theory and an Application: Or, Common Source Bias, the Achilles Heel of Public Management Research

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Kenneth J. Meier and Laurence J. O'Toole
American University and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Taxes, Incentives, and Economic Growth: Assessing the Impact of Pro-business Taxes on U.S. State Economies

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Kenneth J. Meier and Soledad Artiz
American University and Harvard University
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Comparing the Impact of Public and Private Sector Management: A Preliminary Analysis Using Colleges and Universities

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Laurence J. O'Toole, Alisa Hicklin and Kenneth J. Meier
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy, University of Oklahoma and American University
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Goals, Communication, Participation and Feedback: Mid-level Management and Traditional Public Administration

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2012
Nathan Favero, Kenneth J. Meier and Laurence J. O'Toole
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Politics, Bureaucracy, and Successful Governance: The Problem of Political Failure

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3268959
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Oct 2018
American University, Texas A&M University - George Bush School of Government and Public Service, United States Naval Academy - Department of Political Science, University of South Carolina and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Formalizing Punctuated Equilibrium: Constructing a Falsifiable Theory of Policy Change

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Aug 2013
Nathan Favero and Kenneth J. Meier
American University - School of Public Affairs and American University
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punctuated equilibrium, policy change, agenda

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The Academic Job Market in Public Affairs: What Characteristics Are Desired?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Jun 2020
Kenneth J. Meier and Rich Takacs
American University and American University
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academic jobs, public affairs, higher education

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Evaluating Urban Public Schools: Parents, Teachers and State Assessments

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2014
Nathan Favero and Kenneth J. Meier
American University - School of Public Affairs and American University
Downloads 74 (363,024)
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African American Educational Equity: The Role of Politics

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Kenneth J. Meier, Meredith B. Walker and Sadé Walker
American University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Optimal Turnover Rates and Performance in Public Organizations: Theoretical Expectations

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jun 2019
Seung-Ho An and Kenneth J. Meier
University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy and American University
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Employee Quality, Optimal Turnover Rates in Public Organizations, Public Sector Labor Market, Turnover-Performance Dynamics

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Political Failure, Citizen Feedback, and Representative Bureaucracy: The Interplay of Politics, Public Management and Governance

Korean Journal of Policy Studies, 2020
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jul 2020
Kenneth J. Meier
American University
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public administration, representative bureaucracy, performance appraisal, bureaucracy and democracy

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Limiting Managerial Discretion in a New Public Management World: Nursing Homes and the National Background Check Program

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 May 2020
Fei Roberts, Jourdan Davis, Kenneth J. Meier and Anna Amirkhanyan
American University, American University, American University and American University - School of Public Affairs
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I Get by with a Little Help from My Friends: Race and Effective Substantive Representation in Urban Education

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Aug 2014
Kenneth J. Meier and Amanda Rutherford
American University and Texas A&M University
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Public Management on the Ground: Clustering Managers Based on Their Behavior

International Public Management Journal (2017), American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3083794
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
The Danish National Centre for Social Research, American University - School of Public Affairs, University of Aarhus - Department of Political Science and American University
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Trading Speed for Accuracy? Managing Goal Conflict and Accommodation in the U.S. Unemployment Insurance Program

Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 175-198, May 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Oct 2011
Jeffrey B. Wenger, Laurence J. O'Toole and Kenneth J. Meier
RAND Corporation, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and American University
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unemployment, administration, goal ambiguity, goal conflict

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Learning on the Job: The Impact of Job Tenure and Management Strategies on Nursing Home Performance

Administration & Society 52 (4): 593-630
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2020
Anna Amirkhanyan, Seung-Ho An, Beth A. Hawks and Kenneth J. Meier
American University - School of Public Affairs, University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and American University
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Job Tenure, Management Strategies, Organizational Performance

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Leadership and Job Satisfaction: Addressing Endogeneity with Panel Data from a Field Experiment

An, Seung-Ho, Kenneth J. Meier, Jacob Ladenburg, and Niels Westergård-Nielsen. 2019. "Leadership and Job Satisfaction: Addressing Endogeneity with Panel Data from a Field Experiment." Review of Public Personnel Administration, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 May 2019
University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy, American University, The Rockwool Foundation Research Unit and Copenhagen Business School - Department of International Economics and Management
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Sector Bias and the Credibility of Performance Information: An Experimental Study of Elder Care Provision

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 May 2020
Kenneth J. Meier, Miyeon Song, Jourdan Davis and Anna Amirkhanyan
American University, University of South Carolina, American University and American University - School of Public Affairs
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Employee Perceived Effect of Leadership Training: Comparing Public and Private Organizations

International Public Management Journal, 22(1): 2-28, 2019. DOI/10.1080/10967494.2018.1497739
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Apr 2019
University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy, American University, Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences and Aarhus University
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Gender and the Effectiveness of Leadership Training: Results from a Field Experiment

Review of Public Personnel Administration, 2020
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jun 2020
Seung-Ho An and Kenneth J. Meier
University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy and American University
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Perceptual Bias and Public Programs: The Case of the United States and Hospital Care

Public Administration Review. 79(6): 820-828 (2019)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2020
Kenneth J. Meier, Austin Johnson and Seung-Ho An
American University, Texas A&M University (TAMU), Students and University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy
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Management and Performance in U.S. Nursing Homes

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3144761
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy, Brazos County Health Department and Independent
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Seeing Eye to Eye: Can Leadership Training Align Perceptions of Leadership?

International Public Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 08 Jul 2020
University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Aarhus University, The Rockwool Foundation Research Unit, American University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Intersectionality and Equity: Dynamic Bureaucratic Representation in Higher Education

Public Administration (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Sep 2020
Daniel Fay, Kenneth J. Meier and Vicky M. Wilkins
affiliation not provided to SSRN, American University and American University - School of Public Affairs
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representative bureaucracy, gender, race, higher education, intersectionality

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Representative Bureaucracy in Challenging Environments: Gender Representation, Education, and India

International Public Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Aug 2020
Anita Dhillon and Kenneth J. Meier
American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy and American University
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Representative Bureaucracy, Gender Representation, Organizational Context, India

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Sector Bias in Public Programs: US Nonprofit Hospitals

Journal of Behavioral Public Administration 3(1): 1-8 (2020)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2020
Kenneth J. Meier and Seung-Ho An
American University and University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy
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Sectoral differences, Sector bias, Performance management, Replication, Nonprofit organization

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Quality Standards, Implementation Autonomy, and Citizen Satisfaction with Public Services: Cross-National Evidence

Forthcoming, Public Management Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Mar 2020
Miyeon Song, Seung-Ho An and Kenneth J. Meier
University of South Carolina, University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy and American University
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Citizen Satisfaction, Performance Assessment, Bureaucratic Autonomy, Decentralization

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Environmental Change, Human Resources and Organizational Turnaround

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 46, Issue 5, pp. 835-863, July 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 May 2009
George Boyne and Kenneth J. Meier
Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and American University
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Management Activity and Program Performance: Gender as Management Capital

Public Administration Review 66 (1), 24–36
Posted: 12 Dec 2012
Kenneth J. Meier, Laurence J. O'Toole and Holly Goerdel
American University, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Kansas

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public management, strategic management, gender, education

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Employee Turnover and Organizational Performance: Testing a Hypothesis from Classical Public Administration

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 573-590, 2008
Posted: 02 Oct 2008
Kenneth J. Meier and Alisa Hicklin
American University and University of Oklahoma

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Strategic Management and the Performance of Public Organizations: Testing Venerable Ideas Against Recent Theories

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 357-377, 2007
Posted: 09 Jul 2008
Kenneth J. Meier, Laurence J. O'Toole and George Boyne
American University, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School

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Serpents in the Sand: Managerial Networking and Nonlinear Influences on Organizational Performance

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 253-273, 2008
Posted: 09 Jul 2008
Alisa Hicklin, Laurence J. O'Toole and Kenneth J. Meier
University of Oklahoma, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and American University

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Secondary Benefits of Manipulation Checks: Three Illustrations from Behavioral Public Administration

Number of pages: 16
Kenneth J. Meier, Seung-Ho An, Jourdan Davis and Joohyung Park
American University, University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy, American University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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manipulation checks, experiments, behavioral public administration, public sector bias, internet recruitment of subjects, incentives